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Neutron stars.

John Maxwell Irvine

Neutron stars.

by John Maxwell Irvine

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Published by Clarendon Press in Oxford .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Neutron stars

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliography.

    SeriesOxford studies in physics, Oxford studies in physics
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 157 p. ill. ;
    Number of Pages157
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21918609M
    ISBN 100198514603

    Additional Physical Format: Online version: Physics of neutron stars. Commack, N.Y.: Nova Science Publishers, © (OCoLC) Material Type. The book gives an extended review of theoretical and observational aspects of neutron star physics. With masses comparable to that of the Sun and radii of about ten kilometres, neutron stars are the densest stars in the Universe.

      What neutron stars are, and are , after the supernova, the core of the star has enough mass, then – according to current understanding – the gravitational collapse will : Andy Briggs.   Neutron stars are one of the evolutionary end points for high-mass stars. After they’ve spent most of their nuclear fuel near the end of their lives, the stars explode in bright supernovas Author: Jason Daley.

    Observational manifestations of neutron stars (radio pulsars, X-ray pulsars, transient X-ray sources, X-ray bursters, and gamma-burst sources) are described. The internal structure of neutron stars is considered as well as the gas dynamics of accretion, neutron star classification, accreting neutron stars, ejecting stars, and supercritical conditions. Basic MHD instabilities are discussed as by: Neutron stars are the most compact astronomical objects in the universe which are accessible by direct observation. Studying neutron stars means studying physics in regimes unattainable in any terrestrial laboratory. Understanding their observed complex phenomena requires a wide range of.


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